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A near-complete wrapper for v3 of TMDb's API (TheMovieDb -

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Most of the library is self-explaining, and closely follows the possibilities at the official TMDb documentation site:


Simple example, getting the basic info for "A good day to die hard".

TMDbClient client = new TMDbClient("APIKey");
Movie movie = client.GetMovieAsync(47964).Result;

Console.WriteLine($"Movie name: {movie.Title}");

Using the extra features of TMDb, we can fetch more info in one go (here we fetch casts as well as trailers):

TMDbClient client = new TMDbClient("APIKey");
Movie movie = await client.GetMovieAsync(47964, MovieMethods.Credits | MovieMethods.Videos);

Console.WriteLine($"Movie title: {movie.Title}"); foreach (Cast cast in movie.Credits.Cast) Console.WriteLine($"{cast.Name} - {cast.Character}");

Console.WriteLine(); foreach (Video video in movie.Videos.Results) Console.WriteLine($"Trailer: {video.Type} ({video.Site}), {video.Name}");

It is likewise simple to search for people or movies, for example here we search for "007". This yields basically every James Bond film ever made:

TMDbClient client = new TMDbClient("APIKey");
SearchContainer results = client.SearchMovieAsync("007").Result;

Console.WriteLine($"Got {results.Results.Count:N0} of {results.TotalResults:N0} results"); foreach (SearchMovie result in results.Results) Console.WriteLine(result.Title);

However, another way to get all James Bond movies, is to use the collection-approach. TMDb makes collections for series of movies, such as Die Hard and James Bond. I know there is one, so I will show how to search for the collection, and then list all movies in it:

TMDbClient client = new TMDbClient("APIKey");
SearchContainer collectons = client.SearchCollectionAsync("James Bond").Result;
Console.WriteLine($"Got {collectons.Results.Count:N0} collections");

Collection jamesBonds = client.GetCollectionAsync(collectons.Results.First().Id).Result; Console.WriteLine($"Collection: {jamesBonds.Name}"); Console.WriteLine();

Console.WriteLine($"Got {jamesBonds.Parts.Count:N0} James Bond Movies"); foreach (SearchMovie part in jamesBonds.Parts) Console.WriteLine(part.Title);


  • All methods are
    and awaitable
  • Most methods are very straightforward, and do as they are named,
  • Almost all enums are of the
    type. This means you can combine them:
    MovieMethods.Casts | MovieMethods.Trailers
  • TMDb are big fans of serving as little as possible, so most properties on primary classes like
    are null, until you request the extra data using the enums like above.

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